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2013-14 Infie 500 Baby Race presented by Ashley Furniture HomeStore: Official Rules and Regulations

Baby racing

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Promotion is offered only in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas and is open to legal residents of these states who are 18 years or older with a child ages 6-12 mos. The “Grizzlies Infie 500 Diaper Derby” contest begins November 18, 2013 and ends December 4, 2013 ("Promotion Period").

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Families can enter for the chance to participate via a form on grizzlies.com, during the promotion period.

CONTEST. Parents will submit an entry in 50 words or less why their baby should be selected to crawl in the "mother of all baby races" on December 15 during halftime of the Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves game. Based on the creativity of the entries, a minimum four babies will be selected by a panel of judges on December 4, 2013. The finalists will be notified by phone on or before December 5, 2013. The finalist will need to make their baby available for a photo shoot at FedExForum on a date to be determined prior to the event. If he/she cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made by close of business on December 5, 2013, such person will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected based on the creativity of the entry. Limit one entry per household. Void where prohibited.

Guidelines for the participants:

  • Babies must be 6-12 months, but cannot be walkers. Only crawlers need apply. No childen over the age of one will be allowed to participate.
  • Two escorts may accompany the baby to the game and will be permitted on court.
  • Parents/Guardians may use objects (toys, keys, etc.) to encourage babies along the course.
  • Race Course will extend from the foul line (free throw line) to half court, a distance of approximately 42 feet.
  • If at any point race participants become uncomfortable with the situation (crying, refusal to move, etc.), parents/guardians may remove their baby from the race.
  • PRIZES: Finalists will receive four tickets to the Grizzlies game against the Timberwolves on December 15 (value: $250). The race’s winner will crawl away with the grand prize valued at over $1000, which includes a $500 gift card from Ashley Furniture HomeStore, four tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters on January 11, two courtside seats to a future game and the priceless recognition of being the 2013 Grizzlies Infie 500 Diaper Derby Champion.

    No prize transfer. No prize substitution or cash equivalent except at the sole discretion of the Memphis Grizzlies due to prize unavailability for any reason and only then for a prize of equal value. The prize winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, and publicity release. The prize winner will be required to produce a proof of residence to the Memphis Grizzlies. The prize winner will be required to complete and return all required documents within the day of being notified that he/she is a winner. Failure to return all documents in the time and manner specified may result in disqualification. Any winner who does not comply with the Official Rules will be disqualified. Return of any prize or prize notification as "undeliverable" will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

    ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of being selected as a finalist will be determined by total number of individuals selected at casting call and creativity of online entries (should the be required) as judged by the Memphis Grizzlies.

    INDEMNIFICATION LANGUAGE: By entering, entrant agrees to hold harmless and indemnify the Memphis Grizzlies, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, governors, employees and agents against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of either (i) entrant's participation, or (ii) the receipt or use of the prizes awarded in the promotion.

    RELEASE LANGUAGE: Entrant hereby releases, waives and discharges any and all claims of damages or causes of action, including but not limited to, death, personal injury or loss or damage to property, which the entrant or any of the entrant's representatives, heirs, next of kin or assignees may have or which may hereinafter accrue to the entrant or Entrant's Representatives as a result of the entrant's participation in the promotion or the receipt or use of the prizes awarded therein and which may be asserted by the entrant, or Entrant's Representatives against the Memphis Grizzlies, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, governors, employees and agents.

    ELIGIBILITY: All legal residents of Tennessee, Mississippi, or Arkansas who are 18 years or older by November 1, 2013 and parents of children ages 6-12 months old may participate. By entering, you represent to the Memphis Grizzlies that you are at least 18 years of age. Employees of the Memphis Grizzlies, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties Inc., their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, divisions, promotion and advertising agencies participating in the program, and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) are not eligible to participate in this promotion. By submitting an entry form, the entrant grants the Memphis Grizzlies and the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc., and their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, permission to permission to use entrant’s name, likeness, and story for advertising and promotion purposes without additional authorization, remuneration, or compensation (except where prohibited by law) and agrees, without additional compensation, to appear for any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic or other recordings and/or interviews, as may be determined from time to time by the Memphis Grizzlies. This Promotion is subject to these Official Rules.

    CONDITIONS: The Memphis Grizzlies are not responsible for issues that may arise due to contest. The Memphis Grizzlies and its agencies are not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants' or any other person's state due to participation in this contest. All entries become the sole property of the Memphis Grizzlies and will not be returned. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.

    RULES/WINNERS LIST: Official Rules will be posted on the Memphis Grizzlies web site, www.grizzlies.com during the Promotion Period. A list of winners can be obtained from Grizzlies Promotions Department by written request (submit to: Memphis Grizzlies, Promotions Department, 191 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103 after the Infie 500 Diaper Derby race on January 27, 2013. Requests received after April 17, 2013 will not be honored.